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Benjamin Thomson, Count von Rumford


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Benjamin Thomson, Count von Rumford : Essays, Political, Economical and Philosophical

'I am glad you were pleased with Clery. As I have succeeded in one recommendation, I will take the liberty of making another, and advise you to buy Count Rumford's Essays, and to read that in particular which treats of the food of the poor. The amazingly small expence at which they can be fed is really surprising'.

Century: 1700-1799     Reader/Listener/Group: Sydney Smith      Print: Book


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